Vivo V9 and Asus Zenfone 5Q were both recently unveiled. Also, the Zenfone 5Q will finally be launched in the Philippines this April 14. Now, maybe you’re wondering what’s the differences and similarities between these two smartphones. We got you covered!

VIVO V9 and Asus Zenfone 5Q differences

Vivo V9 pros over Asus Zenfone 5Q

  • Bigger screen
  • Massive 24MP selfie camera with AI capabilities
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
  • Android 8.1 Oreo

Asus Zenfone 5Q pros over Vivo V9

  • Doesn’t have a notch
  • microSD up to 400GB
  • Larger battery pack (3300mAh battery)

VIVO V9 and Asus Zenfone 5Q similarities

  • Fingerprint scanner, Face ID
  • Beautification Mode

The Vivo V9 offers a massive 6.3-inch display and comes with the same notch that was first seen on the iPhone X and the recently unveiled Zenfone 5. It also packs AI-powered features with enhanced photography performance from its predecessor, Vivo V7. On the other hand, the Zenfone 5Q  or globally known as the Zenfone 5 Lite, features a 6-inch IPS LCD display with no notch. It also comes in Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 compared to the Snapdragon 626 of the Vivo.

In the camera department, the Zenfone comes with a dual camera setup of 16MP + 8MP wide-angle dual cameras with dual-LED flash, while the V9 with 16 MP + 5 MP, f/2.0 aperture with dual LED flash. For taking selfies, the V9 wins on this one with 24 MP with f/2.0 aperture camera with AI capabilities. Both also feature a beautification mode.

For security, both have a fingerprint scanner placed on the back portion of the phones and also features face recognition. The Asus smartphone also holds a slightly larger battery pack than the Vivo smartphone. It comes with 3300mAh battery and the Vivo with 3260mAh battery.

After laying out the similarities and differences, which is your pick?

Display6.0-inch IPS LCD with 18:9 Aspect Ratio, FHD+ (1080 x 2160 Pixels) 402 PPI6.3-inch FHD+ (2280×1080 pixels) 19:9
IPS LCD display,
Dimensions160.62 x 76.16 x 7.8 mm, 168g154.8 x 75.1 x 7.9 mm 150 g
ColorBlack, White, and RedGold, Black
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 630Qualcomm Snapdragon 626
GPUAdreno 508Adreno 506
Memory64 GB/4 GB RAM, microSD up to 400GB64 GB/4 GB RAM storage
Main Camera16.0 Megapixels (Dual Camera) f/2.2 Aperture and EIS, Autofocus, LED FlashDual: 16 MP + 5 MP, f/2.0 aperture with dual LED flash
Front camera20MP +8MP Dual Camera with EIS, Soft LED Flash24 MP with f/2.0 aperture with AI
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS, 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS NetworksDual-SIM, 4G, LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS w/ A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
SecurityFingerprint scanner, Face IDFingerprint scanner, Face ID
OSAndroid 8.0 Oreo with ZenUI 5.0Android 8.1 Oreo
Funtouch OS 4.0
Battery3300mAh battery3260mAh battery
Official PricePH price not yet announcedPhp 17,990
Availability dateFebruary 2018March 2018
Where to buyTBAVivo authorized stores / online

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